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From hell to atonement, musician Audrey Assad has been quietly evolving

(RNS) — 'I suppose if there is anything I could say I reject, it is the idea that God’s love and acceptance is dependent on our right belief. I no longer see...

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‘Double persecution’: The untold plight of Christian women worldwide

Every day, six Christian women are reportedly raped, sexually harassed or forced to marry under threat of execution due to their faith.

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Sexuality, race, and gender: 3 explosive insights about America’s 100 largest churches

Last October, evangelicalism was rocked by the launch of ChurchClarity.org, an organization that reports churches’ LGBTQ+ policies and rates...

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